Israel remembers its fallen soldiers, terror victims

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Map of Israel and the Region
Map of Israel and the Region

(Worthy News) - The central gathering ushering in national Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror began at the Western Wall in Jerusalem Tuesday evening at 8:01 pm, following a minute-long siren and moment of silence. President Reuven Rivlin, IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi and police Commissioner Motti Cohen were in attendance.

President Rivlin spoke about the return of the body of Zechariah Baumel, missing in battle for 37 years, last month, as an example of Israel fulfilling its pledge to Israeli mothers and fathers, who send their children into battle, that Israel will not rest until each and every soldier returns home.

"This is an obligation that we continue to uphold to the families of those missing in action and those whose burial place is unknow," Rivlin said. [ Source: Ynet News (Read More...) ]

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